Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic SurgeryMayo Clinic is consistently rated a top hospital for orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report, and is home to more than 80 Orthopedic specialists with expertise in preventing, diagnosing and treating disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Some of the services provided include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Joint reconstruction and revision
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Hand surgery
  • Microvascular procedures, such as nerve repair and nerve and muscle grafts
  • Spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumor surgery for bone cancers

Our surgeons use minimally invasive procedures whenever possible to reduce pain and speed recovery, and they collaborate closely with other Mayo Clinic specialists to ensure that your concern is thoroughly evaluated and that all treatment options are considered.

Mayo Clinic also conducts research in areas including biomechanics and cartilage regeneration, and performs clinical trials and other clinical research in virtually every area of musculoskeletal disease.

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Orthopedic Surgery

Learn more about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves (musculoskeletal system).